Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Fox River Trail

The Fox River Trail parallels the Fox River and winds 35 miles from Crystal Lake to Aurora. Trail is asphalt-paved and connects to the Illinois Prairie...

  

John Husar I & M Canal Bicycle Trail

Located in southwest Cook County, this paved, nine-mile trail near Willow Springs travels through woods and along the Sanitary and Ship Canal and what's...

  

Illinois Prairie Path

The 62-mile bike trail follows the former Chicago, Aurora and Elgin commuter train line. Abandoned in 1961, it was converted to the Prairie Path in...

  

Major Taylor Trail

This urban multi-use trail is named for Marshall "Major" Taylor, the second African-American to hold the world's sports title. The paved path is four...

  

McHenry County Conservation District Prairie Trail

This 26-mile multi-use trail follows a former railway line that stretches from the Kane County line in Algonquin to the Wisconsin state border connecting...

  

North Branch Trail

This 17-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the Chicago River with a four-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If you enter the Botanic Garden...

  

Old Plank Road Trail

Hickory Creek Junction provides parking and access to the Old Plank Road Trail, a 21-mile asphalt trail that runs from Park Forest in Cook County to...

  

Salt Creek Bicycle Trail

This 7-mile paved trail starts north of Brookfield Zoo and heads west to Bemis Woods and connects to DuPage County's trail system. It crosses several...

  

Chicago Park District Fishing

For information visit the website or call Bob Long Jr., "the fishing guy". You can also pick up a brochure at a bait shop in Chicago for details...

  

Evanston Parks Free Access to Fishing Program

Kids 5-15 can get an introduction to the "catch and release" process on Saturday mornings from May-September. Equipment, bait and fishing expertise...

  

 










 
 
 
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